Items tagged with horror

Today's video games can cost more to make than a blockbuster movie. The level of graphical detail is pretty amazing in some cases, and when you throw in ambient sound effects and an engaging storyline, it's easy to be sucked into a virtual world. It shouldn't really be surprising, then, that college students enjoy being scared by horror games, according to a recent study.What's perhaps eye opening, however, is that researchers in the U.S. found that playing games scares people more than watching movies. That's based on the findings of assistant professor Nicole Martins and student Teresa Lynch... Read more...
Every now and then, someone has a fabulous idea in gaming. Sometimes that involves hordes of undead zombies, or a rocket launcher and the literal forces of Hell. Sometimes it means spending hours thinking "Just one more turn" as you craft the destiny of a city or an entire civilization. Sometimes it means being two years-old, with cute fuzzy pajamas and a teddy bear. Among the Sleep is played from the perspective of a small child of indeterminate sex. The Kickstarter project puts you in the footie pajamas of a toddler who wakes from a nightmare into a dark, scary nursery. Everything is rendered... Read more...